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Benjamin Disraeli as a barber called "Ben Jingo" is cutting the face of John Bull while shaving him. Engraving by W.D. Ewan, ca. 1880.

Ewan, W. D.
Date
1880?

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"Ben Jingo" was a pseudo-Jewish form of Beaconsfield, Disraeli's name as a peer

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The last scrape. Ben Jingo kept a Tory shop and was a barber bold and when John Bull got shaved by him, paid dear in blood and gold ; W.D. Ewan ...

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1880?

Physical description

1 print (album page 3) : engraving ; image 35.8 x 27.1 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 568560i

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  • English


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